MALAYSIAN DIVERS WIN BRONZE IN DIVING WORLD SERIES

TOKYO, National diver and newly crowned Sportswoman of the Year, Cheong Jun Hoong and Pandelela Rinong Pamg secured a bronze medal in the second leg of the FINA Diving World Series held in Fuji City, Japan Thursday.

They accumulated 310.32 points after five round of dives to finish third in the women’s 10m synchronised platform event of the competition held at Shizuoka Prefectural Fuji Swimming Pool, according to International Swimming Federation (FINA) website; www.fina.org.

Diving powerhouse China continued their domination after Zhang Minjie-Zhang Jiaqi retained the gold medal they won in the first leg in Beijing after scoring 335.70 points while the North Korean pair of Kim Kuk Hyang and Kim Mi Rae took the silver with 311.58 points.

The Malaysian divers claimed the silver in the same event in the first leg in Beijing, last week.

Both divers will compete in the 10m platform individuals event Friday, while Malaysia’ sNur Dhabitah Sabri will compete in the women’s 3m springboard event on Saturday. –

Source: NAM News Network